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[audio]Back Pain -- Groks Science Show 2012-08-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Back pain is a common health issue, but one that most will endure rather than treat. On this program, Dr. Julie Silver discussed treating back pain.
Keywords: science; medicine; back pain; groks
Downloads: 2,018
[audio]Ballooning to the Stars -- Groks Science Show 2013-02-20 - Joanna Rowell
Astrophysicists are a little crazy. Their experiments can involve attaching expensive, heavy telescopes to giant helium balloons, which they then launch from the ice fields of the Antarctic. Surprisingly, this is one of the most effective ways to study how stars are born. In this episode, Northwestern University astrophysicist Tristan Matthews describes his recent foray to Antarctica.
Keywords: space; astronomy; stellar nursery; antarctica
Downloads: 2,007
[audio]Bees -- Groks Science Show 2011-06-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Bees are remarkable creatures that serve an important role in agriculture. Yet, their numbers are dwindling due to disease and the fewer number of bee keepers cultivating their use. On this program, Hannah Nordhaus discussed the plight of the agricultural bee.
Keywords: science; biology; agronomy; entymology; groks
Downloads: 2,932
[audio]Bees and Eusocial Insects -- Groks Science Show 2012-02-15 - Charles Lee, Joanna Rowell, and Forrest Gulden
It can be difficult to discern the impact of genes on behaviour from the effect of behaviour on genes. On this program Dr. Gene Robinson talks about using the honeybee and other eusocial insects to tease apart this web.
Keywords: groks; science; behavior; genes; honeybee; bee; insects; Gene Robinson
Downloads: 2,451
[audio]Behavioral Happiness -- Groks Science Show 2011-01-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Are some people intrinsically happier than others or do they just exhibit happier behaviors? On this show, Shawn Achor discussed the science of happiness
Keywords: science; happiness; psychology; positive psychology; groks
Downloads: 3,560
[audio]Belief Biology -- Groks Science Show 2006-12-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The origin of our belief systems may have strong biological underpinnings. On this program, Prof. Andrew Newberg discussed the biology of our beliefs.
Keywords: science; belief; biology
Downloads: 4,388
[audio]Belief Instinct -- Groks Science Show 2011-03-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The belief in god or a supernatural power permeates all of human civilization. How does such a belief arise from the normal biology of the human mind? On this program, Jesse Bering discussed the belief instinct.
Keywords: science; technology; God; belief; neuroscience; groks
Downloads: 3,232
[audio]Besting the Pests -- Groks Science Show 2014-05-21 - Tom Stewart
No one likes getting sick, not even plants! On this episode, Talia Karasov explains her research on how plants and pathogens co-evolve and the possible implications that this work might have on crop science.
Keywords: Talia Karasov; plants; coevolution; pathogens; agriculture; crops
Downloads: 1,114
[audio]Better Out in the Open -- Groks Science Show 2013-08-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Today, 85% of scientific articles are not published in open access journals. This means that unless you are part of an institution that subscribes to the journal you’re interested in, you’ll have to pay for the research studies you want to read. Our guests today, Dr. Patrick Brown and Dr. Michael Eisen, are part of a movement to promote free access to scientific literature. The two professors are co-founders of the Public Library of Science, which is a collection of open access journals...
Keywords: groks; open access; academic publishing; science; groks science show; PLoS; open access; public library of science; Michael Eisen; Patrick Brown
Downloads: 1,646
[audio]Bexarotene and Alzheimer's Disease -- Groks Science Show 2012-03-14 - Charles Lee, Joanna Rowell, and Forrest Gulden
Alzheimer's Disease is an unfortunate fact of life in our world today. But advancements in science and medicine may one day change that fact. Dr. Paige Cramer joins us to discuss her recent paper, published in the journal Science, on a potential new Alzheimer's treatment.
Keywords: science; technology; groks; Alzheimer's; AD; Amyloid; dementia; Paige Cramer
Downloads: 2,372
[audio]Big Media and Journalism -- Groks Science Show 2004-07-14 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Legendary journalist, Bill Moyers, joined us to discuss some current issues of big media and journalism.
Downloads: 4,055
[audio]Biodiesel -- Groks Science Show 2005-02-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The City of Berkeley has consistently been at the forefront of the environmental movement. David Williamson, director of the curbside recycling program in Berkeley, talks about converting their fleet to biodiesel.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 5,414
[audio]Bioecology -- Groks Science Show 2004-01-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Preserving the environment requires an interdisciplinary approach, especially in terms of maintaining biological diversity. On this program, we explored issues in bioecology with our guest, Prof. Shepley Chen.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,130
[audio]Biological Enhanced Engineering -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomedical engineering is a new field that is rapidly emerging to produce tools and devices to study and enhance biological function. This show featured a discussion of some of the new developments in biomedical engineering.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 266
[audio]Biological Enhancement -- Groks Science Show 2005-06-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Breakthroughs in biomedical research will soon allow us to live longer, grow stronger, and think smarter. But, will these advances come at a price? On this program, Ramez Naam discussed the promise of biological enhancement.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 5,383
[audio]Biological Evil -- Groks Science Show 2007-03-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The problem of evil has confounded philosophers and scientists alike. Is there a biological basis for evil? On this program, Prof. David Buss discussed the evolution of evil.
Keywords: science; evolution; evil
Downloads: 5,207
[audio]Biomagnetism -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomagnetism refers to the ability of organisms to sense magnetic fields. The study of biomagnetism encompasses many areas of research including the emerging field of geobiology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 273
[audio]Biomaterials -- Groks Science Show 2003-02-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Designing synthetic materials to replace for biological tissue will revolutionize medicine. Progress is currently being made in many areas. On this program, a leading researcher discussed her work on bioengineered tissue.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,900
[audio]Biomaterials Research -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomaterials are synthetic materials capable of replacing damaged tissue in living organisms. These materials hold great promise for biomedical research.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 229
[audio]Bird Conservation -- Groks Science Show 2008-01-30 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Changes in the global environment are threatening the existence of many species of birds. But, what can be done to help? On this program, Dr. Jeffrey Wells discussed current bird conservation efforts.
Keywords: science; bird; conservation
Downloads: 4,395
[movies]Bjoern Hartmann @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Launch Creative Commons Germany Bjoern Hartmann, Textone.org/Contexterrior Media, Paris
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 354
[audio]Body Maps -- Groks Science Show 2008-01-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Sensory events are conveyed to our brains and interpreted in specialized maps of the outside world. On this program, Sandra Blakeslee discussed the function of these body maps in the brain.
Keywords: science; neurobiology
Downloads: 4,982
[audio]Body Politic -- Groks Science Show 2012-01-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Advances in biology have revolutionized modern medicine, but they have also spurred many ethical and political issues. On this program, Prof. Jonathan Moreno discussed the politics of biology.
Keywords: science; technology; biology; politics; groks
Downloads: 2,409
[audio]Body Rhythms -- Groks Science Show 2008-04-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The human body is regulated by multiple physiological processes that cycle throughout the day. On this program, Jennifer Ackerman discussed the science of body rhythms.
Keywords: science; physiology
Downloads: 4,783
[audio]Bohr and Einstein -- Groks Science Show 2004-05-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
During the quantum revolution, the views of the physical universe at the atomic scale were changing rapidly. During this tumultuous time, two physicists, Neils Bohr and Albert Einstein, struggled over this rapidly changing landscape. On this show Edmond Blair Bolles discussed his book, Einstein Defiant: Genius vs. genius in the quantum revolution.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,028
[audio]Bonobo Handshake -- Groks Science Show 2010-06-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Bonobos have been described as the peace-loving apes. But, how is this related to a bonobo handshake? On this program, Vanessa Woods discussed the Bonobo Handshake.
Keywords: science; biology; ethology; primatology; bonobo; groks
Downloads: 3,596
[audio]BRAIN Initiative -- Groks Science Show 2014-01-01 - Steve Briscoe
In April, 2013, the Obama administration unveiled an ambitious plan to better understand the human brain and the causes of its dysfunction.  They called it the BRAIN initiative.  How can scientists rise to this momentus challenge?  What can we reasonably expect in the next few years?  Our guest, neuroscientist Partha Mitra, offers background and insight.  
Keywords: BRAIN initiative; Groks; Partha Mitra; neuroscience
Downloads: 1,170
[audio]Brain plasticity – Groks Science Show 2013-10-16 - Chenan Zhang
Our prior belief of the brain as a static and unchanging organ is being replaced by a new understanding of the versatility of the brain throughout life. Brain plasticity, which involves changes occurring in our brain that allow us to learn and function in response to new experiences, happens not only early in life but also in adulthood, as well as in response to traumatic brain injury. Dr. Michael Merzenich, professor emeritus of neuroscience at the University of California, San Francisco, joins...
Keywords: Groks; Groks science show; Brain plasticity; Michael Merzenich; Cognition
Downloads: 1,523
[audio]Brain Scans -- Groks Science Show 2012-12-19
Now, more than ever, scientists are able to use brain scanning technology to study a living, functioning, human brain. But what can scientists learn by doing so, and how can they avoid the Four Horsemen of the Brainscanpocalypse? Dr. Dorothy Bishop joins us to talk about the potential, and potential problems, of studies involving fMRI or other brain scanning techniques.
Keywords: Groks; Science; technology; Dorothy Bishop; brain scan; fMRI; CT; functional magnetic imaging; computed tomagraphy; EEG
Downloads: 2,009
[audio]Brain Trust -- Groks Science Show 2012-03-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Keeping up with the advances in science and technology can be daunting and it would help to have a brain trust. On this program, Garth Sundem discussed the Brain Trust.
Keywords: science technology; brain trust; groks
Downloads: 2,367
[audio]Brains and Beauty -- Groks Science Show 2004-04-21 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Although beauty may appear to be an abstract concept, our sense of beauty may have firm biological underpinnings in the normal operations of our visual system. We discussed this issue with Prof. Shinsuke Shimojo from Caltech.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 5,094
[audio]Bright Young Minds -- Groks Science Show 2007-10-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Early childhood is the period when most of the mental faculties of the brain are formed. Yet, much of our education takes place much later in life. What can be done to assure a bright childhood? On this program, Dr. Jill Stamm discussed early childhood learning and development.
Keywords: science, development, childhood
Downloads: 4,605
[audio]Brilliantly Broken -- Groks Science Show 2012-09-19
Certain individuals with developmental disorders such as autism sometimes develop remarkable musical, mathematical, or artistic abilities. Psychiatrist Dr. Darold Treffert, an expert on the savant syndrome, joins us to discuss this fascinating condition.
Keywords: autism; science; groks; neuroscience; savant
Downloads: 2,138
[audio]Buzz Bruggeman's Speech [Zap Your PRAM 2003] - Buzz Bruggeman
Buzz Bruggeman speaks about ActiveWords, blogs, and viral marketing at the 2003 Zap Your PRAM Conference, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Zap Your PRAM 2003
Downloads: 355
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